David Amess

Southend West Conservative

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How David Amess voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted strongly against removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails

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David Amess occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Public Administration Select Committee: Backbench Business — Easter Adjournment 10 Apr 2014

    I beg to move, That this House has considered matters to be raised before the forthcoming Adjournment. I wish to raise a number of issues before the Easter Adjournment and I will try to get through them as quickly as possible so that the 16 Members who wish to speak all have equal time. I was on the Select Committee on Health for 10 years and am still very interested in a number of health...
  • Written Answers — Prime Minister: Euthanasia 10 Apr 2014

    To ask the Prime Minister if he will make it his policy to suspend collective responsibility on any vote in the House on assisted suicide legislation.
  • Written Answers — International Development: Developing Countries: Abortion 10 Apr 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for Foyle, of 10 March 2014, Official Report, column 42W, on developing countries: abortion, for what reasons data on spend for individual components of sexual and reproductive health and rights policy are not compiled; and if she will estimate the cost of compiling that data.

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Conservative MP for Southend West

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Transport
  • Treasury
  • Abortion
  • Middle East: Armed Conflict
  • Anti-Semitism
  • Police
  • Departmental Publications

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (12 Jun 2012 to 25 Apr 2013)
  • Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Health Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 18 Apr 2008)
  • Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Health Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 32 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 209 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 72.27% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 11 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 752 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Parliamentary Adviser to the Caravan Club, East Grinstead House, East Grinstead, West Sussex RH19 1UA. (£5,001–£10,000)
Annual payment of £6,000 for expected commitment of 100 hrs in 2014. (Registered 5 March 2014)
Payment from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for completing annual survey.
Received on 27 January 2014, £200 for completion of annual survey. Payment donated to local charity. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 25 February 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Saudi Arabia)
Address of donor: c/o Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia, 30-32 Charles St, London W1J 5DZ
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £5,292
Destination of visit: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Date of visit: 16-20 February 2014
Purpose of visit: all party parliamentary delegation at the invitation of the Shura Council, to meet the Deputy Speaker, Foreign Affairs Committee, Second Deputy Premier, government ministers and Governor of the Saudi Arabia Monetary Authority. Also to visit King Saud University to discuss collaboration with UK universities on de-radicalisation.
(Registered 12 March 2014)
8. Land and Property
Residential property in London from which rental income is received; until October 2013. (Registered 16 August 2011; updated 20 November 2013)
11. Miscellaneous
Chairman of the Industry and Parliament Fellowship Committee.

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